Category Archives: transplant

Upstate Answers: How soon will stem cells treat orthopedic injuries?

Q (from reader, Sally White of Syracuse) Studies are underway in other countries, and a couple in the United States using a product that helps with regenerating one’s injured knee. The procedure uses both your own stem cells and umbilical stem … Continue reading

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Photojournalist spotlights patients in series of films

A child without hair reaches inquisitive fingers to the strings of a guitar during a “music therapy” session. A man with kidney failure tears up when his sister — “she’s my everything,” he describes — offers her healthy kidney for … Continue reading

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‘Upstate Answers’ question on funerals after organ donation

Q: “When somebody in my family dies, we have an open casket at the calling hours. If I sign up to be an organ donor, can I still have an open casket when my time comes?” –Tim Jones of Syracuse … Continue reading

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OASIS Members inspired by Dr. Sarah Loguen

This fall, OASIS offers “Remarkable Women in the History of Central  New  York,” one of 160+ courses offered by this Upstate-sponsored senior program.  Among the  remarkable women being studied  is Dr. Sarah Loguen (1850-1933), a graduate of the medical school … Continue reading

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